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Libyan guards accused of sexually assaulting minors

CAIRO (AP) — When Libyan security forces rescued her earlier this year, the young Somali woman thought it would be the end of her suffering. For more than two years, she had been imprisoned and sexual...

Italy: Police arrest truck owner over Vietnamese migrant deaths

Police in Italy say they have arrested a man wanted by Britain in connection with a people-smuggling plot that led to the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants in 2019. Authorities detained Stefan D., a R...

Biden to return diverted border wall money, spend down rest

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s signature border wall project would lose much of its funding as well as the fast-track status that enabled it to bypass environmental regulations unde...

EU auditors say Frontex border agency failing to fulfill its duties

European Union auditors slammed the bloc's border agency on Monday, saying it is so overstretched in terms of resources that it is unable to fulfill its duties. Governments looked to Frontex afte...

Ceuta: Record number of migrants reach Spanish enclave

Around 5,000 people crossed the border from Morocco into the Spanish exclave of Ceuta on Monday, a single-day record, Spanish officials said. The surge came as Morocco lodged a diplomatic protest aga...

Second Chinese man in 5 days flees to Taiwan in rubber boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second time in five days, a Chinese man has managed to reach Taiwan on a small rubber boat. The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) on Thursday (May 6) announced t...

Caitlyn Jenner to critics: 'I move on' she says in interview

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican whose campaign for California governor has elicited angry reaction from some members of the LGBTQ community, said Wednesday that “I move on” when it com...

Chinese man crosses Taiwan Strait in Taobao-bought boat for 'freedom'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese man who claimed that he was yearning for "freedom and democracy" successfully crossed the Taiwan Strait and reached central Taiwan over the weekend by ...

Bush criticizes GOP isolationism, anti-immigration rhetoric

WASHINGTON (AP) — George W. Bush says the Republican Party he served as president has become “isolationist, protectionist and, to a certain extent, nativist” and says he’s especially concerned about a...

US under Biden will no longer call migrants 'illegal aliens'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employees of the two main U.S. immigration enforcement agencies were directed Monday to stop referring to migrants as “aliens,” a dated term that many people consider offensive. ...

New conservative group would save 'Anglo-Saxon' traditions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-right House Republicans on Friday were discussing forming an America First Caucus, which one document described as championing “Anglo-Saxon political traditions” and warning tha...

Biden picks 2 Trump critics for border, immigration roles

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday nominated two critics of Trump-era immigration policies for key roles at the Department of Homeland Security. The nominations come as...

Spanish police investigating migrant boat deaths detain five

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish police say they have detained five men for allegedly navigating two migrant boats to the Canary Islands and being responsible for the deaths of some of its passengers. ...

AP Sources: El Salvador president snubs visiting Biden envoy

MIAMI (AP) — El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele refused to meet with a visiting senior U.S. diplomat this week over what he sees as a pattern of slights from Democrats and the Biden administration, ...

AP-NORC poll: Border woes dent Biden approval on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans disapprove than approve of how President Joe Biden is handling waves of unaccompanied migrant children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, and approval of his efforts ...